The morning session was partly overshadowed by the announcement of Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva that he was resigning as a party MP over his party's endorsement of Gen Prayut as PM.
BANGKOK – Well it’s official, after a lot of political wrangling Thailand’s military stacked senate and the lower house have elected Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha as Prime Minister, who will lead a coalition government led by the Palang Pracharath Party. The combined members of the House of Representatives and Senate cast 500 votes for Gen Prayut, […]
Several Future Forward Party (FFP) MPs claim they have been offered 30-120 million baht each to vote for Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha as prime minister.
BANGKOK – Thailand’s oldest political party the “Democrat Party” if you can really call them that, has voted overwhelmingly to join the Pro-regime Palang Pracharath alliance, sealing the deal for Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to continue as prime minister and for the pro-regime party to form a government with a slim majority of 254 votes. Democrat […]
BANGKOK – They say that the pursuit of democracy is a Sisyphean ordeal, a never-ending task that must be kept at and pursued constantly. The Democrat Party, the country’s oldest, would have you believe that it has, through its long history, been the champion of Thai democracy – that it has fought valiantly against the […]
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was openly annoyed when the two top political parties, Democrats and Pheu Thai, said they will boycott Friday's meeting at the Army Club.
BANGKOK – Thailand’s two major political parties — the Democrats and Pheu Thai — will not attend the pre-election dialogue with the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on Friday, a move which has irked Prime Minister and regime leader Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha. Reacting to news reports that certain parties were opting out of […]